SC stays NGT order on new approach to Vaishno Devi temple

New Delhi, Nov 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the National Green Tribunals order to direct the Vaishno Devi temple authorities to open a new approach road for use by pedestrians and battery-operated vehicles from November 24. Issuing a notice, a bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta stayed the […]

‘Padmavati’ not to be released in Rajasthan without changes: CM

Jaipur, Nov 20 : Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday said that ‘Padmavati’ will not be released in Rajasthan till necessary changes as per the suggestions given to the Centre were incorporated in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie. Earlier in the day, the state Home Minister said the state is considering a ban on the […]

Shia Waqf Board nod for Ram temple, wants mosque in Lucknow

Lucknow, Nov 20 : Shia Central Waqf Board on Monday issued a draft on the resolution of the Ayodhya dispute, in which it argued for construction of Ram Mandir at the contested property, while writing to the state government for a mosque in Lucknow. The draft was presented by Waqf Board Chairman Wasim Rizvi and […]

Rajasthan considering ‘Padmavati’ ban, seeking legal opinion

Jaipur, Nov 20 : The Rajasthan government is considering a ban on ‘Padmavati’ movie within the legal framework and seeking legal advice on the issue, Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria said on Monday. He said a meeting of senior Home Department officials was called to discuss the planned ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s coming movie. […]

CPI-M condemns ‘communalisation’ of young minds in Rajasthan

New Delhi, Nov 20 : The CPI-M on Monday condemned the “communalsiation” of education in Rajasthan and urged the Central government to stop states from fairs such as the “Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair” being held in Jaipur. “The CPI-M strongly condemns the outrageous directions issued by the Rajasthan Minister for Primary and Secondary Education […]

NC MLA urges CM to ban ‘Padmavati’ in J&K

Jammu, Nov 20 : Senior National Conference (NC) leader and MLA Devender Rana on Monday urged Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to ban the release of ‘Padmavati’ in Jammu and Kashmir, whenever it gets the go-ahead from the CBFC. In a letter addressed to Mehbooba Mufti, Rana said: “The release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Padmavati’ is […]